Natural Strawberry Furanone
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Natural Strawberry Furanone

Product Name: Strawberry furanone
Alias: Furaneol
CAS NO.: 3658-77-3
Molecular formula: C6H8O3
Molecular weight: 128.13
EINECS NO.: 222-908-8
Appearance:White to pale yellow crystalline powder
Storage condition:2-8°C

Natural strawberry furanone description

Furanone is a flavor synergist, white to light yellow solid in appearance, strong caramel aroma, strong fruit flavor and jam flavor, and raspberry flavor after dilution. Easily oxidized by air. Its aroma is especially strong in weak acid medium. Natural products exist in pineapples, strawberries, grapes, etc.

It is formed by condensation and cyclization of 2-butenenitrile and ethyl lactate in the presence of alkali, and then removing HCN with KHSO4.

It is formed by oxidation, reduction, dimerization and dehydration cyclization of propylene glycol in the presence of zinc catalyst.

Natural Strawberry Furanone function and application

1. Furanones are mainly isolated from Vitis labrusca and its hybrids. It is an important aroma compound in fruit and has a strawberry-like aroma in some wines.

2. GB 2760--1996 stipulates that it is a permitted edible spice. It can be used for flavors such as baked goods, bread, malt, brown sugar, strawberry, candied fruit, caramel, etc.